# Rule of Sean Connery (Sugar Wiki)

 "Sean Connery elevates everything he's in... Except like, you know, that one movie we don't talk about. And Zardoz, I guess."—The Spoony One, The Spoony Experiment (said movie is Highlander II the Quickening)[1]

A subtrope of the "Rule of Cool".

A = Movie's Awesomeness Factor without Sean Connery
B = Awesomeness Multiplier of Sean Connery = 100
C = Movie's Actual Awesomeness Factor
If Sean Connery is in the movie then C = BA = 100A, otherwise A=C.

A = Movie's Awesomeness Factor without Keanu Reeves
B = Awesomeness Multiplier of Keanu Reeves = -5
C = Movie's Actual Awesomeness Factor
If Keanu Reeves is in the movie then C = BA = -5A, otherwise A=C.

Nicolas Cage aka The Great Variable:
A = Movie's Awesomeness Factor without Nicolas Cage
B = Awesomeness Multiplier of Nicolas Cage = + /-5
C = Movie's Actual Awesomeness Factor
If Nicolas Cage is in the movie then C = BA = + /-5A, otherwise A=C

Examples of the Rule of Sean Connery include:

## Connery Factors (YMMV, but only 1% of the time)

 Captain Ramius: We will pass through the American patrols, past their sonar nets, and lay off their largest city, and listen to their rock and roll... while we conduct missile drills. Captain Ramius: You're afraid of our fleet. Well, you should be. Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?

## Cage Factors (Your Mileage May Vary)

1. He SAID we don't talk about it!